6 days in Gatlinburg & Nashville Itinerary

6 days in Gatlinburg & Nashville Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Gettysburg
Drive:  9 h
1
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  6 h
End: Gettysburg

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Bootleggers Homemade Wine, Old Forge Distillery, Ripley's Haunted Adventure, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Museum of the Cherokee Indian, admire the sheer force of Indian Creek Falls, see the interesting displays at Cooter's Place, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Rainforest Adventures, then get in on the family fun at Tomb Egyptian Adventure, and finally find something for the whole family at Gatlinburg Mountain Coaster. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at B&C Winery, take in the dramatic scenery at Soco Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Waterrock Knob, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Tennessee Legend Distillery - Newport Hwy, and finally examine the collection at World of Illusions.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg trip planner.

Gettysburg to Gatlinburg is an approximately 9- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of bus, train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, subway, flight, and taxi. In July in Gatlinburg, expect temperatures between 87°F during the day and 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Maggie Valley, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Bryson City Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waterrock Knob ©
Waterrock Knob
Soco Falls ©
Soco Falls
Old Forge Distillery ©
Old Forge Distillery

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get your bearings at Stones River National Battlefield and then stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: stop by Savannah's Candy Kitchen, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then find your balance on the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, then immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and finally examine the collection at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gatlinburg to Nashville takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Gatlinburg to Nashville is minus 1 hour. July in Nashville sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 70°F at night. On the 12th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

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